Giving Back Is The Least I Can Do

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At this very moment in three weeks time I, along with nine other magnificent people, will be boarding a flight to Kampala in Uganda to volunteer with the charity Retrak. Retrak reaches out to the children who have been forgotten by their communities, children who have no one else to turn to. Their work and […]

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My Resilience Toolbox

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Resilience A noun 1 the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. 2 the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Psychology Today suggests that Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and […]

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I jumped. Why?

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On 30th July 2016, Live Your Life Day, I was launched out of a plane at 15,000ft, facing my fears of planes and heights, all to raise money and awareness for Team Margot and Retrak Charity. Firstly, I need to explain what Live Your Life Day is all about. On the weekend over 30th July, […]

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I don’t want your money. Register. Swab. Save a Life.

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Well, that’s not strictly true. I still do, but this is more important. Over 37,000 people worldwide need a Bone Marrow Transplant. But first, they need to find a matching donor. On average, only half of those seeking a matching donor will ever find one. The odds of success fall to just 21% if the […]

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Thank you

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In April, I applied to join a group of inspirational people who will do something life changing for others. Connecting HR Africa. These phenomenal people, who I am so proud to be joining, head out to Uganda volunteering for 8 days to work with Retrak charity who believe that no child should be forced to […]

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One thing’s for certain, I’ll land it

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I’ve raised £1500 in the last 3 months. That is almost 50% of the way to smashing my target. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. To each and every single one of you who has donated, you have melted my heart. There has been so much angst of late yet your faith in humanity is strong. In […]

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What am I learning about myself?

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For dear readers of my blog, you will know that I am spending this year, and many more to come, giving back. Whether in a professional capacity, collaborating on all things people stuff, or directly for charity and causes close to my heart. Pay it forward is an incredibly important thing for me to do. […]

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